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Kim's Devotionals

Stress or Burnout?

Most of us know it when we’re stressed. We talk about it, and we talk about needing to do something […]

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Winter Weather Preparedness

Time to prepare your home, car and family for the season’s first snow. Patients: please call us if you have […]

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Gifts for Older Adults

What to get for the “chronologically gifted?” The age-friendly ideas below address the special interests or concerns of persons in […]

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Exercise and COPD: an oxymoron?

Does Mom say she feels too weak to exercise? Does Dad run out of breath just walking down the street? […]

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The Resilient Life

Co-founder and Vice President Kim Eckenroth, MS, APRN, FNP-C, often writes devotionals for our staff. We thought you might also appreciate them, so […]

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Grandfather of Gentle Shepherd nursing assistant is only living Tuskegee Airman in WV

Honoring the grandfather of Timmea Wolfe, CNA The Tuskegee Airmen were African American military pilots who served their country diligently […]

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Savoring good experiences

Sharing happy experiences, like sharing a good meal, warms and strengthens friendships and family bonds. There are other benefits to […]

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Grandfather of Gentle Shepherd nursing assistant is only living Tuskegee Airman in WV

Honoring the grandfather of Timmea Wolfe, CNA The Tuskegee Airmen were African American military pilots who served their country diligently […]

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When your parent drinks too much

Alcohol is a sensitive subject. Consider asking your parent’s doctor or a respected friend to initially bring up the subject. […]

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Late-life veterans’ issues

If the person you care for is a combat veteran, you may not have heard much about those experiences. You […]

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